2017 - 2018 Schedule

Meeting times: Tuesdays at 12:00PM 

Meeting Location: Skirball, 4th Floor Seminar Room

Attendance: Open to all NYU Langone Medical Center Faculty, Trainees, and Staff

Contact: If you have any questions about this seminar series or have suggestions of faculty to give seminars, please email:  
Julia Gelman

From Cell to Organism is co-sponsored by the Developmental Genetics program, the Department of Cell Biology, The Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology and the Perlmutter Cancer Center

2017-2018 Seminar Schedule  

 

08/29/2017

 

Daniel Colón Ramos, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine

Title of Talk: Cell biological mechanisms of synaptic assembly, plascticity and function: lessons from C. elegans

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jose Montoyo-Rosario from Jeremy Nance Lab

09/06/2017

**WEDNESDAY SEMINAR**

Mark Van Doren, PhD

Professor, Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University

Title of Talk: Vive la Difference: Sex specific development of the gonad stem cell niches

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Program / Erika Bach

09/19/2017

Francisco Pelegri, PhD

Professor of Genetics and Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Title of Talk: Germ plasm segregation in the early zebrafish embryo: co-option of the cellular machinery and fluid phase behavior

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Ruth Lehmann

09/26/2017

Adam C. Martin, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology, MIT

Title of Talk: Folding epithelia: form motor to tissue and back

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Holger Knaut

10/03/2017

Danelle Devenport, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

Title of Talk: Think globally, (inter)act locally: the emergence of tissue polarity in a regenerative epithelium

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jeremy Nance

10/31/2017

Esteban Mazzoni, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, New York University

Title of Talk: Chromatin and transcriptional states during cell differentiation

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Program

11/14/2017

 

Sally Temple, PhD

Scientific Director, Principal Investigator and Co-Founder, Neural Stem Cell Institute

Title of Talk: Stem cell based approaches to age-related neurodegenerative disease

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program/ Steve Burden

 

11/30/2017

**SPECIAL GCO SEMINAR**

*THURSDAY SEMINAR*

Guy Tanentzapf, PhD

Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Title of Talk: Occluding junctions are master regulators of communication between stem cells and their niche

Hosted by: Erika Bach

 
12/05/2017

Craig Montell, PhD

Duggan Professor and Distinguished Professor, UC Santa Barbara

Title of Talk: The Brain in Sensory Neurons, and Sensory Neurons in the Brain

Hosted by: Cellular & Molecular Biology Program/ Don Ryoo

 
12/12/2017

Erika Bach, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, NYU School of Medicine

Title of Talk: Signals regulating stem cell competition and de-differentiation

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Program

 
12/19/2017

Wilson Clements, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude's Facility

Title of Talk: Formation of the vertebrate hematopoietic stem cell specification niche

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program/ Jeremy Nance

 
01/23/2018

Hans Snoeck, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine in Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University

Title of Talk: "Mitochondrial and metabolic regulation of hematopoietic stem cells"

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program/ Matthias Stadtfeld

 
02/06/2018

Michael J. Galko, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept of Genetics, Division of Basic Science Research; Director, Genes and Development Graduate Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Title of Talk: Flying wounded: Using Drosophila to investigate diverse tissue repair responses

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jessica Treisman

 
02/27/2018

Geraldine Seydoux, PhD

Huntington Sheldon Professor in Medical Discovery; Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Title of Talk: Regulation of RNA granule assembly by intrinsically-disordered proteins

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Ruth Lehmann

 
03/20/2018

Elrini Papapetrou, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Oncological Sciences; Associate Professor,Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mount Sinai

Title of Talk: Modeling leukemia stem cells with patient-derived iPSCs

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program/ Christopher Park

 
03/27/2018

Ali H. Brivanlou, PhD

Robert and Harriet Heilbrunn Professor; Laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Molecular Embryology, The Rockefeller University

Title of Talk: Self-Organization of Spatial Patterns in Artifical Human Embryos and Organoids

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Journal Club / Carolyn Morrison (Treisman Lab)

 
04/03/2018

Marian Walhout, PhD

Professor, UMass Medical School

Title of Talk: Worms, Bugs, & Drugs: Connecting Metabolic and Gene Regulatory Networks

Hosted by: Cellular & Molecular Biology Program/ Jane Hubbard

 
04/17/2018

Kenneth Yamada, MD, PhD

NIH Distinguished Investigator; Chief, Laboratory of Cell and Developmental Biology; Head, Cell Biology Section, NIH

Title of Talk: Cell Migration in Three Dimensions

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Journal Club / Naoya Yamaguchi (Knaut Lab)

 
04/24/2018

Paul Garrity, PhD

Professor of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Title of Talk: Hot and spicy to cold and clammy: sensation and behavior in Drosophila

Hosted by: Cellular & Molecular Biology Program/ Greg Suh

 

05/08/2018

 

Peter Reddien, PhD

Professor of Biology; Associate Department Head; Member, Whitehead Institute; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; MIT, Cambridge, MA

Title of Talk: The Cellular and Molecular Basis for Planarian Regeneration

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program/ Jane Hubbard

05/15/2018

Hiromi Sesaki, PhD

Associate Professor, Principal Investigator, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Title of Talk: Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Division and Mitophagy

Hosted by: Cellular & Molecular Biology Program/ Jeremy Nance

05/22/2018

Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD

Anne Murnick Cogan and David H. Cogan Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine; Director, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, NYUMC

Title of Talk: TBD

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

05/29/2018

Prashanth Rangan, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, University at Albany

Title of Talk: Launching the next generation: Production and quality control of maternal mRNAs

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Ruth Lehmann

06/05/2018

Helmut Kramer, PhD

Professor, Dept of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Southwestern Medical Center

Title of Talk: Viewing Cellular Stress Responses Through the Fly Eye

Hosted by: Cellular & Molecular Biology Program/ Don Ryoo

06/12/2018

Neil Shubin, PhD

Robert R. Bensley Professor, Organismal Biology and Anatomy; Associate Dean for Academic Strategy; Committee on Evolutionary Biology; Committee on Development, Regeneration & Stem Cell Biology, University of Chicago

Title of Talk: TBD

Hosted by: Developmental Training Program Trainees / Joshua Abrams (Nance Lab)

06/19/2018

Michael Rudnicki, OC, PhD FRSC

Senior Scientist and Director, Regenerative Medicine Program; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Title of Talk: Molecular regulation of muscle stem cell asymmetric division

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program/ Chengzu Long

07/17/18

Bjoern Schumacher, PhD

Head of Research Area C - Principal Investigator, Chair for Genome Stability in Ageing and Disease, Institute for Genome Stability in Ageing and Disease, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany

Title of Talk: Systemic DNA damage responses in aging and disease

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program/ Jane Hubbard

07/19/18

**THURSDAY SEMINAR**

**3RD FLOOR SEMINAR ROOM**

Tatsushi Igaki, PhD

Professor, Kyoto University Graduate School of Biostudies

Title of Talk: Tumor Suppression and Epithelial Maintenance by Cell Competition

Hosted by: Cellular & Molecular Biology Program/ Don Ryoo

For a complete schedule of all upcoming seminars for this series, click here